normal. that said, i keep pointing out that we are stronger than others. that's going to start bringing money to this country from overseas. >> we should point out, though, you're still very discouraged about europe, the way they have handled their problems, and to a degree, that's going to hold our markets down somewhat, right? >> every time we hear something negative, we will give up the gains. monday was bad, negative europe. tuesday, off the front page, we go up. it will be ying-yang for all of 2012, too, until they offer substantive solutions to europe. they're not as smart as we thought. >> it's still the most instructive i've heard you lately on stocks. >> housing means a lot to this economy, because it puts people to work. we've got to put people to work, carl. and had is a sign that maybe it's happening. >> jim, see you back at the office. as a reminder, you can catch jim on "mad money," weeknights at 6:00 and 11:00 eastern time on cnbc. here's ann. >> carl, thank you. we turn now to the phone-hacking scandal in great britain, and new questions today about piers morgan, the former newspaper editor there who is now hosting a show on cnn.